Category Archives: Nature

Powerful sunshine and solar panels

We had our first real snowfall of 2021, and winter really. Its a testament to climate change that here in Ottawa we can get to mid-January before any significant snow and still not be very cold. When I moved here … Continue reading

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Fall photos

What is it about autumn, trees and the need to take pictures of the leaves? The event happens every year without fail, yet people continually take and post photos of the leaves. I do too. Or at least, I thought … Continue reading

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May flowers

As the warm weather arrives, that means it’s time to start planting. Some flowers and veg are scarce, due to the pandemic and people just plain hoarding things (formerly toilet paper, victory gardens are the thing now). We did get … Continue reading

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New kids in town

Ahhh spring. And with it comes warm weather and little creatures from their burrows. Here in Barrhaven, in the ‘burbs of Ottawa, there are many rabbits in the area. Over the winter there were three that frequented our backyard, to … Continue reading

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Loving the sun

When sun comes streaming into the house at the end of the day, the plants point to the sun and soak it up. I pointed my macro lens to the happy leaves. The light brings out the details in the … Continue reading

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Night Shots

On the weekend we went to a skate path. Basically, it’s a trail through the woods and fields in an area, made of ice. You skate on the paths rather than walk it. We were going at night, and as … Continue reading

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The Gathering

I have a bird feeder in the backyard. I like to see the birds come and hang out and get something to eat, especially in the winter. In the summer there are lots of songbirds, blue jays and cardinals. In … Continue reading

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Getting back out there

I want to get back to holding a camera and making some images. January and it’s cold Canadian winter does not make it as easy to get out there. But I did anyway. I decided to break out the Fuji … Continue reading

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Bright start to 2019

I’ve been away for some time it seems. Other activities have taken me away from photography and this blog. I hope in 2019 to move back to this creative aspect a little more frequently. 2018 ended with a bang with … Continue reading

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On the hill

A Christmas tradition of sorts is going to visit family in my home town of Dundas, Ontario a week or so before Christmas. This is a way to visit, do the Christmas thing and avoid the typical bad weather (or … Continue reading

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